Activities & Services for People with Disabilities

Personal and Leisure Services (PALS)

 

The Arc of San Diego's Leisure Express Local ProgramLeisure Express Local

The Arc of San Diego's Leisure Express Local provides community based therapeutic recreation activities for teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in San Diego. The goal is to provide recreation activities that aide in improving skills such as: socialization, communication, health & wellness, independence, and self-esteem. Each activity maintains a minimum 1:3 staff to participant ratio to ensure safety and personal needs are met. Activities are held Friday evening to Sunday evening. A monthly calendar is published and contains activites such as: rock climbing, Padres baseball games, kayaking, arts & crafts, cooking classes, hiking, movies, dances, plays, Chargers football games, trips to the San Diego Zoo, and much more.

Click here for the August 2014 Leisure Express Local Calendar
Click here for the August 2014 Leisure Express Local Priority Form
Click here for the September 2014 Leisure Express Local Calendar
Click here for the September 2014 Leisure Express Local Priority Form
Click here for the October 2014 Leisure Express Local Calendar
Click here for the October 2014 Leisure Express Priority Form

Click here for the PALS credit card payment form.

Interested? 
For more information, please contact Cara Jenkins, CTRS, Leisure Express Coordinator,
at (619) 685-1175, ext. 254 or by email

Leisure Express Trip & Travel

The Arc of San Diego's Leisure Express Trip & Travel ProgramThe Arc of San Diego's Leisure Express Trip & Travel offers a wide range of quality vacations for teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disablities. Our goal is to provide diverse travel opportunities to support and empower individuals to achieve their life goals. Each trip maintains a minimum 1:4 staff to participant ratio to ensure safety and all personal needs are met. If additional assistance is needed, we can provide more personalized support for an additional fee. The cost of each vacation includes airfair and/or transportation from San Diego, hotel/lodging accommodations, tour packages, admission to events selected by the travelers, and all meals. Payment plans can be arranged.

Click here for the 2014 Leisure Express Trip & Travel Calendar

Interested? 
For more information, please contact Cara Jenkins, CTRS, Leisure Express Coordinator,
at (619) 685-1175, ext. 254 or by email.

Camp-A-Lot & Camp-A-Little

The Arc of San Diego's traditional resident summer camp for children, teens, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities offers a relaxing week at a local residential camp. Days are filled with swimming, hiking, sports, field trips, sing-a-longs, talent shows, dances, arts & crafts, and carnivals. Staff to camper ratios are based on each individual's needs, but do not exceed a 1:5 ratio. Camp-A-Lot is accredited by the American Camp Association. Developed exclusively for the camp profession, the ACA focuses on program quality, health and safety issues, and requires us to review all areas of our camp program yearly.

Interested?
 
For more information, please contact Lin Taylor, Camp-A-Lot Director, at (619) 685-1175, ext. 255 or by email.



Internship Opportunities

Would you like to make a difference in the lives of adults with disabilities? The Arc of San Diego's Personal & Leisure Services department is offering an internship for undergraduate and graduate students studying recreation therapy, community recreation, psychology, special education, and other related fields.

Click here for more information
Click here to apply

 

 

The Arc of San Diego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All participants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, veteran, ancestry, age, religion, disability, citizenship status or any other group protected by the law.
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